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Collection Overview

Creator:
Putnam, Samuel, 1892-1950
Title:
New Review Correspondence of Samuel Putnam
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/r781wg05n
Dates:
1927-1933
Size:
5 boxes and 2.25 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-5
Language:
English

Abstract

Samuel Putnam (1892-1950) was an American author, translator, and editor. The collection reflects the work of Putnam during the period he lived with his family in France, emphasizing his work as editor of The New Review. Correspondents include Ezra Pound, who served as associate editor for four issues, Richard Aldington, William Aspenwall Bradley, and Ford Madox Ford, as well as over 100 other literary and artistic figures.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection reflects the work of Putnam during the period he lived with his family in France, which was the subject of his published reminiscence Paris Was Our Mistress. Although the collection documents many of Putnam's activities during this time, it emphasizes his work as editor of The New Review, an "international notebook for the arts," of which five issues were published between 1930 and 1932 by Brewer, Warren and Putnam, Inc. Correspondents include Ezra Pound (who served as associate editor for four issues), Richard Aldington, William Aspenwall Bradley, and Ford Madox Ford, as well as over 100 other literary and artistic figures.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by author.

Collection Creator Biography:

Putnam, Samuel, 1892-1950

Samuel Putnam (1892-1950) was an American author, translator, and editor.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Carl O.V. Kienbusch and Suzanne Desternes.

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

During 2022, restrictions on an Ernest Hemingway letter where researchers were required to use surrogates were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

New Review Correspondence of Samuel Putnam; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/r781wg05n
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (scamss): Box 1-5